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See the CIA’s maps of divided Berlin and the zones of occupation

The CIA has just declassified some really cool material including this awesome map of occupied Berlin showing the different zones of occupation. You can find more of the maps that […]

The Berlin Wall: Facts I Bet You Never Knew

It is a bit unfortunate that a city as amazing as Berlin has ended up being largely defined by the Berlin Wall. That said, this was a pretty stark division […]

Summer in Berlin: A Few Watery Tips to Fill the Lazy Days

Berlin’s natives can be laconic at the best of times. Ask them about summer in the city and they will shrug or mumble. A few might even complain about the […]

Mauerpark Berlin: The Craziest Flea market You’ll Ever See

  For a taste of Berlin at its wackiest and most wonderfully eccentric you have to head over to the Mauerpark Berlin over a sunny, summer weekend. The main attraction here is […]

Berlin Architecture: Paradise for Building-Spotters

Ask a Berlin architect about the city’s buildings and they will drone on and on about Karl Friedrich Schinkel, the city’s great Prussian builder who designed the Alte Museum on Museum Island […]

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